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  1. eKretz replied to the thread Question about a Norton India stone..

    That end pic shows the difference that Keith was talking about that comes from lapping to a different level. Look at the difference...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 12:44 AM
  2. eKretz replied to the thread After about two months I learned something.

    If he's gotten a burr on both sides, the bevel will have been set. After those burrs form, there need to be alternating strokes to...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  3. eKretz replied to the thread After about two months I learned something.

    With certain JNats you won't get great results using straight water unless you do very few strokes. Personally I find most harder JNats...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 12:44 AM
  4. eKretz replied to the thread After about two months I learned something.

    Keep playing around with the hones, you'll get there. For those like yourself who are having troubles it might be a good idea to try the...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:07 PM
  5. eKretz attached a file to the thread Critter Pics..

    I didn't go outside as I didn't want to spook ours, but we've had what looks like a family of deer - a buck, a doe and a fawn - in our...

    20190715_233306.jpg Jul 15, 2019 at 9:36 PM
  6. eKretz replied to the thread USB microscope is a game-changer..

    Depth of field is a big problem at that mag level. Especially if you want to incline the blade to get a better look at the apex. I can...

    Jul 12, 2019 at 4:06 PM
  7. eKretz replied to the thread Sure fire way to get rid of squirrels.

    I use this type of 5 gallon bucket trap (made them in the machine shop) for mice: [MEDIA] Got one in the detached garage and one in...

    Jul 12, 2019 at 10:34 AM